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A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford MarsalisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31 Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Nov. 19, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6